The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the Ducks and the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Last year with Utah, Bobkov ranked second in the ECHL with a 2.04 goals-against-average and had a .921 save percentage while going 17-8-4 with the Grizzlies. He was named the league’s Goaltender of the Month in February and March becoming only the second goaltender in ECHL history to win back-to-back monthly awards. He was also named the league’s Goaltender of the Week twice.
A third-round selection (76th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Bobkov has appeared in eight games with Norfolk this season. A native of Surgut, Russia, he spent all of the 2012-13 with the Admirals where he appeared in 28 games with a record of 11-17-0, a 3.13 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903.